Sturgeon Bay Designated a “Playful City”

The City of Sturgeon Bay has been designated a “2016 Playful City USA Community,” the first time it has been so honored. The national recognition program, now in its tenth year, honors cities and towns across the country for making their communities more playable. A total of 257 communities are being recognized by the playful city program this year. Communities across the country are creating … Continue reading

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SBPD Looking For Information Related to Assault

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is looking for citizen input in connection with an assault in downtown Sturgeon Bay at about 3AM on Saturday, May 14th. An officer was flagged down by a man who had sustained multiple injuries to his face. He indicated that he had been jumped and beaten by several individuals outside of a downtown tavern. Anyone with information that could be … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Students Win Gold at Solar Olympics

A team from Gibraltar High School in Fish Creek picked up a gold medal during the 20th annual Solar Olympics held Wednesday on the campus of UW/Oshkosh. The Gibraltar contingent picked up the medal in the solar art challenge. A total of 19 teams competed as part of the event sponsored by Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. Students were challenged to demonstrate their knowledge and skills … Continue reading

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Door County Armed Forces Day Breakfast is Saturday

The 2016 Armed Forces Day Breakfast will be held from 7 to 11AM Saturday in the Corpus Christi Parish Social Hall in Sturgeon Bay. Scott McFarlane, Door County Veterans Service Officer, says the breakfast is the main fundraiser for the Door County Veterans Council which is composed of the commanders of the local veterans organizations. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event go … Continue reading

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Body of Missing Boater Identified as 59 Year Old De Pere Man

The body recovered Saturday from the Bay of Green Bay in the Little Sturgeon area of southern Door County has been positively identified as that of 59-year old Stuart Keys of De Pere. The victim’s sailboat was discovered washed ashore, near Wood Lane and north Stevenson Pier Road, in the Town of Gardner, Friday evening. The body of Stuart Keys was discovered by a US … Continue reading

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Officials Warn of IRS Scam in the Area

The so-called IRS scam has surfaced in the area and WDOR News has learned about one local victim who was taken for $500. Ironically, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection put out an alert Friday detailing the form of payment utilized locally, an iTunes gift card. Consumers statewide are reporting aggressive calls from scammers claiming to be with the IRS, demanding immediate … Continue reading

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State Chapter of LWV to Hold Annual Meeting in Door County

The League of Women Voters of Door County has announced that the Wisconsin chapter’s annual meeting will be held in Door County in June. The two-day session will take place at the Landmark Resort near Egg Harbor. State Representative Joel Kitchens will provide the welcome for state members of the organization on Friday, June 3rd. The speaker that evening will be Robert Atwell, CEO and … Continue reading

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Expansion at Northshore Medical Clinic Meets Community’s Growing Needs

The opening of the new addition to the Northshore Clinic at Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay is yet another example of the medical facility’s efforts at meeting the needs of its customers by providing more services locally. Kevin Grohskopf, Ministry’s Chief Business Development Officer, says the new addition is the product of long-range planning… Grohskopf says, while providing much needed medical services … Continue reading

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Health Department Investigating Possible Norovirus Outbreak

The Door County Public Health Department, working in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness associated with a breakfast event that was held on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Sandpiper Restaurant in Baileys Harbor. 84 of the 117 attendees and employees at the event were interviewed. Of that number, 40 people have reported illness. Investigation protocols included … Continue reading

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Walk With Walker in Door County Thursday

Tonette Walker, Wisconsin’s First Lady, has chosen Door County to kick off the 2016 series of “Walk With Walker” events Thursday at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek. Walker says, like all of the others, the 50th walk promotes health and fitness while showcasing tourism and Wisconsin’s beauty… Walker says the current incarnation of “Walk With Walker” is a little different than what it was … Continue reading

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